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Secure cloud adoption is all about risk, says industry panel

Sep 25, 2013, Media

It is important for organisations to ask if they will be notified if the cloud service provider is breached,’ said Hemma Prafullchandra, chief technology officer, HyTrust. However, she noted that in practice, business units are buying cloud services directly, bypassing the controls that IT security may have in place for other workloads.

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Interview and Demo with HyTrust at VMworld 2013

Sep 24, 2013, Media

HyTrust Appliance sits in the management plane of the virtual infrastructure. In other words, it sits between the administrators of the virtual infrastructure—the virtualization admins, the network admins, the application owners—and the virtual infrastructure itself.

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Welcome to HyTrust as a vSphere-land sponsor

Sep 24, 2013, Media

It’s always challenging as a startup and many fail but HyTrust has ridden the virtualization wave and has not faltered. Virtualization security has never been more important then it is today and there will always be a need for good solutions to secure virtual environments so be sure and give HyTrust a look. They’ve been in the news recently with the latest version of their product and also were...

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Snowden's role provided 'perfect cover' for NSA data theft

Sep 19, 2013, Media

Companies need to shift their thinking from an outside-in model of security to an inside out approach,’ said Eric Chiu, founder of HyTrust, a cloud infrastructure management company.

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HyTrust Advances Role-Based Monitoring in Multi-Tenant Private Clouds

Sep 16, 2013, Media

The new features in HyTrust Appliance 3.5 prevent or contain damage caused by anyone misusing administrator privileges. This might include copying a virtual machine containing confidential data, deleting the entire virtual data center, or misconfiguring tenant-specific workloads in a shared infrastructure

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Launching and Scaling a Security Startup During an Out-of-Favor Time: HyTrust President Eric Chiu (Parts 1-7)

Sep 16, 2013, Media

Sramana Mitra profiles HyTrust co-founder and president, Eric Chiu, on how he started the company.

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How to Stop the In-House Data Thief

Sep 15, 2013, Media

Companies tend to store enormous amounts of information in the cloud to maximize economies of scale. So someone who finds a way past a company's cloud defenses has access to much more data than an intruder would if the information was more scattered, as it typically is when stored in company IT systems. These online data troves also make the dangers of giving system administrators special access...

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Cybersecurity business booming in Silicon Valley

Sep 13, 2013, Media

The Bay Area and the region around the nation's capital are widely considered the hottest spots in the world for the industry. More than 100 companies here are involved in monitoring and fending off hackers, several cybersecurity experts estimated. Many of the firms are recent startups like 4-year-old HyTrust of Mountain View, which helps secure data accessed over the Internet. "We're seeing our...

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Vodafone Victim of Insider Breach

Sep 13, 2013, Media

In the wake of Edward Snowden's leaks of sensitive documents at the U.S. National Security Agency, ‘the Vodafone breach is another wake-up call that the most serious breaches involve insider threats and privileged users, or even advanced threats that leverage internal privileges to escalate attacks,’ says Eric Chiu, president and co-founder HyTrust, a security company.

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HyTrust Tracks Users In Virtual Environments

Sep 13, 2013, Media

HyTrust Appliance 3.5 monitors, logs and evaluates administrative actions and compares what users are doing to what they are permitted to do in order to prevent security breaches, such as copying a virtual machine with confidential data, deleting the entire virtual data center or misconfiguring workloads in a shared infrastructure.

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